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Severe fire at Birmingham Smurfit Kappa paper mill

About 10,000 tonnes of cardboard are on fire at a paper mill in Birmingham.

West Midlands Fire Service said more than 15 fire engines were at the Smurfit Kappa plant, a mill for recycled packaging, in Nechells.

Station commander Mal Fellows explains what happened.

  • 18 Apr 2013
  • From the section UK
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